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Help Center

Thank you for visiting BOLD Beginning. We hope you find practical information and answers to common questions that parents and caregivers face when raising a family.

Are you eligible for services?

Check eligibility and apply for healthcare, child care, food, and cash benefits at benefits.ohio.gov.

Feeling worried or anxious or dealing with addiction?

You or someone you love may be struggling with substance issues (opioids, prescription drugs, tobacco, gambling, or alcohol) - don't wait - find help today at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services website.

  • Find treatment programs and providers

  • Housing assistance

  • Medication Assisted Treatment

  • Text the keyword “4hope” to 741 741 to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor within 5 minutes.

Worried about a child with possible developmental delays?

  • If your child is under the age of 3, reach out to Help Me Grow.

  • If your child is over the age of 3, the Department of Developmental Disabilities connects you with services in your county.

Health & wellness for the whole family